6 tips for starting a new real estate business

Perspective: Fly low before you soar

After selling residential real estate for more than 13 years, I took the step to go out on my own and open a brokerage. While the process of getting partners was relatively easy, the process of getting them to listen … not so much.

From my experience, here are a six tips for those of you also considering whether to build something from scratch:

1. Draw on your past career and educational experiences to give you a leg up on execution and planning —